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AOpen i915GMm-HFS Review

Initial Impressions

The Aopen i915Mm-HFS mainboard is only able to support 533FSB Dothan processors.
It also contains lots of onboard features that will entice consumers to buy
this board for HTPC usage, like HDTV and DVI connections, along with Onboard
High-Definition Sound.

TV-out and HDTV connections onboard provided by Chrontel

What does all these means? with all integrated onboard features, users will
be able to pair the i915GMm up with a slim profile HTPC desktop casing, with
processor, rams, hard drive and an optical drive, you can instantly churn out
a sleek and mean HTPC machine. Pentium M processors along with DDR-II memory,
along with no additional I/O cards also means that the system consumes very
little power, thus you have no need to worry that your electricity bills jumping
sky high. You can also skip the expensive DDR-II memory option and continue
with Single Channel DDR memory, at a performance hit of course.

D-Sub, DVI-I, HDTV and Video Out connectors onboard

The board also has the ability to output displays to up to 3 devices simultaneously,
as shown in the table below.

High Definition Sound onboard by Intel’s Native Azalia Sound
and Realtek ALC880 HD PHY

4 SATA ports for all the necessary storage devices for your
HTPC, by yours truly, Aopen

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